Standing Working Group for Regional Rural Development (SWG) within the SWG EU funded project” Regional cooperation and networking in the field of agriculture, rural and economic development of cross-border areas” organized workshop on topic “Development of value chains in tourism and agri-business sector – instrument for strengthening competitiveness of cross-border regions and entrance of small entrepreneurs of local products at the regional markets” for participants from the cross-border region “Drina-Tara” in a period from 16-18 April 2018 in Zlatibor, Serbia.
Workshop was conducted by trainers from the Regional Development Agency “Zlatibor”, Užice, Serbia and Sabina Ramovic, owner of the Travel Agency “Rams”, Bijelo Polje, Montenegro for representatives of the business sector and civil sector (business oriented) from the cross -border region “Drina -Tara”. The workshop was organized on a participatory approach, through discussions and group work.
Main topics presented and discussed during workshop:
During the workshop was presented and demonstrated Mountain breakfast in the Hotel “Mona”, Zlatibor and organized B2B meetings with agricultural producers from CBR “Drina-Tara” and management staff from the Hotel “Mona” Zlatibor.
Within the focus groups were analyzed two value chains: